This in from The Grimsby & District Electronic Organ Society. There has been a change of booked artiste for August, Pete Shaw will now be the Guest Organist on Wednesday 1st, taking over from Paul Carman.
Weyhill Electronic Organ Society, in association with Andover's Chantry Centre Community Calendar, will be staging a special event on Saturday 30 June, when DirkJan Ranzijn will be performing throughout the day in the town's main shopping area, in support of the Andover Young Carers charity.
Secretary of the club, Terry Trevett said "Its a lot of work to run an event such as this but it does pay dividends for the charity and ourselves... Read more.
Penistone Cinema Organ Trust – “The Astoria Project” wins Heritage Lottery Fund support.
The Penistone Cinema Organ Trust are thrilled to have been awarded a £50,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting new project to restore and install an Art-Deco Compton Cinema Pipe Organ into a dedicated Cinema Organ Heritage and Restoration Centre in Barnsley. Led by volunteers of The Penistone Cinema Organ Trust, “The Astoria Project” will offer an immediate number of volunteer opportunities to learn a wide range of traditional skills i... Read more.
Award winning American theatre organist Jelani Eddington, will be appearing Thursday 14th June 2012, in concert at Keyberry Park Methodist Church, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 1BX. Mark Ireland is hosting what promises to be a very special evening of first class music played on his fabulous four manual Allen Digital Wurlitzer Theatre Organ (the George Wright Series GW4).
Tickets are available from Mark on 01761 439934 or 07906 431918. They are priced at £10 and to date around half the ticke... Read more.
We are pleased to pass on the news that Tony Whittaker has recently been made the new honorary president for Leamington & District Organ Society
In further news the club has also recently moved to a new venue, the Sydenham Community Centre, Chesterton Drive, Leamington Spa and visitors are invited to their next meeting on Wedneday 11th July when the popular Nicholas Martin will be performing. Admission is just £7.00 per person and doors open at 7.00pm
Just added to our articles page is a must read newsletter for all interested in Theatre Organs. Find out just what has been achieved so far with the Trocadero Wurlitzer trust and how the installation of the organ is going. See pictures of the electrics installation and the three windchests, as they are known, that drive the pedal Diaphone pipes. Read about whats planned next, how the fundraising is going and how you can contribute to the cause.